Archive for October 2014

No Place to Lose Your Wings

A note from Erin: Hello! Shall we start with a short and sweet poem? Love, love, love. It always comes back to that, doesn’t it? :) I have been enjoying reading Maya Angelou’s book “Letter to my Daughter.” Here’s an inspiring question she asks in one of the essays which I thought I’d share with…

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On Intimacy with Life

A note from Carl: Good Morning! This morning on the cushion, I was reflecting on the response of two great modern Buddhist teachers to the question of: “What is the essence of meditation?” The Tibetan teacher, Chogyam Trunpa Rinpoche responded: “Intimacy. Meditation is the practice of intimacy.” When Suzuki Roshi, on the of the early…

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More or Less Kills Me With Delight

A Note From Erin: Aloha! We returned from a wonderful week in Kauai a few days ago. I tried to send you a newsletter last Thursday from the desk in our cottage below. (The view was spectacular, but my sending was unsuccessful. The Hawaiian technology gods were not smiling on me :) ) I was…

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